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A68 464 He had a gift of mimicry, and when he made a speech as though he were Asquith or Lloyd George it would raise shouts of laughter.
A7G 89 A gift of just £12 could provide enough sachets of ORT to save 240 children.
A7G 276 So a gift of, say £20, will become £26.67 at no added cost to you.
ABP 406 A gift of a large sum of money by an infant was after his death held valid.
ADC 305 The ‘world’ was, in terms of nature and by creation, a great good, a gift of the omnipotent and good Creator.
AMT 244 Where Wesley stressed faith as a gift of God, Locke stressed reason as a gift of God.
ANF 1140 Ehrenburg was convinced that Modi had a gift of prophecy.
AYR 442 And as an added incentive you could receive a gift of your choice absolutely free regardless of which savings option you select, if you apply before the 26th July, 1991.
C93 1367 The vicarage was a gift of the Archbishop of York and was built 1869/70.
C9S 1250 who believed that ‘human sexuality in all its richness is a gift of God gladly to be accepted, enjoyed and honoured, as a way of both expressing and growing in love, in accordance with the life and teaching of Jesus Christ.’
CAC 310 This happened when a gift of clothes was left for one brownie, who cried:
CG3 1604 Your task is to write a gift of laughter for your friend.
CHP 187 The greater part of the literature was commissioned from living authors, being either new work for the purpose (in which case they made a gift of the copyright to the Queen), or their own selection from published work.
CJF 45 Darren often arrived on their church morning with a gift of flowers.
CK5 3052 And he's blessed with a gift of a voice that swoops from arcs of strangulated screeching to the huskiest falsetto.
CKT 438 Michael Ward Stout, President of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, says that the ‘permanent association’ with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation will begin with a gift of $2 million in cash and more than 200 of Mapplethorpe's finest photographs and ‘unique objects’, to form the nucleus of an eventual collection of major modern and contemporary photography.
CN1 467 After a combined army of Men and Dwarfs put paid to an Orc invasion at the battle of Black Fire Pass, thus saving the Dwarf realm from destruction, King Kurgan Ironhand showed his gratitude by presenting a gift of magic to the men of the Empire.
CRD 459 In 1949, for example, it emerged before the Lynskey Tribunal that George Gibson, the chairman of the North Western Board, had somewhat unwisely accepted a gift of clothing from the flamboyant contact man, Sidney Stanley.
CRR 135 The laird of Stracathro, from the urgency of his correspondence, was clearly in terror that the land in question might be granted to another, for he was not attempting to secure a gift of the land but offering to pay full market value for it.
CRR 164 Accordingly, it is evident that a gift of such significance could have been of no small value to a freeholder or councillor who would otherwise have found difficulty in endowing a relative so generously at the commencement of his career.
CRR 494 Political intervention was advisable even when an applicant had the necessary financial strength to make a purchase, and if a gift of a commission was a greater compliment, permission to purchase was nonetheless gratefully accepted.
CS7 901 This took the form of a gift of the proceeds from the sale of a hospital farm.
EDA 652 The New Party had been funded in January 1931 by a gift of 50,000 from the motor manufacturer William Morris, later Lord Nuffield, and encouraged by defections from the Labour party, including six members of the House of Commons.
EDN 649 She must have that quality, without which no woman could meet his exacting standard, a gift of caring and nurturing, a loving, maternal sweetness.
EEW 2016 But I would consider it a great honour and privilege if you would allow me to help you overcome this disadvantage by making you a gift of whatever you may need.’
EW9 782 Hope, however, was provided by the offer of a gift of £1,000 from Alderman Ephraim Hallam, to provide leaving scholarships for boys to go on to University.
EX7 157 I had failed a test of faith; faith was a gift of God, yet a gift you must have to live.
FA2 245 In Sare itself apparently, on Sundays in October, a special mass is said in the church at 3 a.m. for those who are going out shooting, and the celebrant is later repaid for his early rising by a gift of live palombes .
FBB 450 It was this regime which sent a gift of 300 horses and five four-horse chariots to Alexander the Great (Diod. xvii.49), and sold off Cyrene's corn to the Greek world in time of shortage (Tod 196).
FNX 1315 On the allotted day, he and Joan arrived at the office for a ten-o'clock wedding, carrying with them a gift of two enormous chairs of the type popular with minor African potentates.
FPY 1360 Music's place in our services may be seen as a gift of God which he uses to reveal something of himself to us.
G1Y 340 If Johnson did speak as he wrote — economically, pithily and with a gift of great accuracy — Boswell's Aberdeen observation means that he also sounded beautifully.
G2R 68 These are available in recognition of a gift of £75 towards the Magdalen Bridge Appeal Fund.
G3A 1303 The Spirit is probably meant by passages of the New Testament which speak of repentance as a gift of God.
G3A 1319 It is the Spirit who takes the things of God and reveals them to us (1 Cor. 2:12), and Paul can rightly say that the very capacity to respond in faith is a gift of God and no man-made attribute of which we can boast (Eph. 2:8).
GT4 653 On this occasion Swift brought him a gift of £20 from Bolingbroke.
GTA 1147 His most important contract (first with another carpenter, John Ball, and then on his own) was for the deepening and wharfing of the Fleet ditch, an enormous task which employed 200 men, took two and a half years to finish (1672–4), and brought him a gift of plate worth £200 from the City on its efficient completion.
GUX 1001 In the bedroom Caterina and Rosalba shared in the apartment in Rupe, smaller than their room in the farmhouse, Rosa questioned her sister, whispering, the night after Tommaso had made her a gift of the bird in the street in sight of everyone coming out of Mass.
H09 479 As earlier stated a vineyard was always associated with the Palace, in the year 1325, Edward II who when travelling through Kent, was resting at Bokinfold, was sent a gift of wine from the Bishop's vineyard at Halling.
H81 134 The court assumes that, if the ground-rent was ‘a burden incident to the taking of the lease’ or (Lord Denman C.J.)‘a necessary burden on the premises,’the plaintiff's promise to pay it would not have been a sufficient consideration: a promise to make a gift of onerous property is still a mere promise to make a gift, though the promisee agrees to assume the burden.
H84 601 ‘I do not know why I even trust you, but I have no men trained to use their hearts in the way you are able to as a gift of Ptah.
JY3 3403 Of all the people in the world to expose her seething mass of fears and insecurities to, Guy Sterne would have been her last choice…yet she'd told him about Mortimer, she'd carelessly made him a gift of her virginity, she'd wildly announced she loved him, and now she was baring her soul over the painful anguish of her mother's death…
K1V 1782 The maharajah offered to make a gift of a well to the village of Stoke Row.
K1Y 2461 And there's a letter which enclosed a gift of 6 salmon flies.
K4W 9358 Young patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital will benefit from a gift of £1,120 from 49 probationary Durham police constables who raised the cash with a sponsored swim.
K51 591 He said a gift of modern and useful equipment from a computer to a minibus, sports kit to industrial machinery, was an investment for business.
K5X 52 Oct-11 (clone Thoc 3 in Figure 1) and Oct-2 (full-length cDNA clone, a gift of D.Meijer) coding sequences were introduced into a vector (S.Swift and A.A., unpublished) that contains the protein A gene (32) under the control of a T7 RNA polymerase promoter (33).
K9D 744 SCORES of children cheered the arrival at their school of a gift of a minibus — presented by a Courtaulds company to mark a quality achievement.
KA4 209 This seat is now pleased together with a gift of trees to the garden.
KNA 97 And hurrying along on this account that we have here, Ruth, the next morning, she's given a gift by Boaz a a a, a gift of er, to to seal what has been said.